Online Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning

Connect with the public administration and economic development background you need for successful urban planning.

Earn a Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning Online

Over the past century, America’s population has increasingly migrated to urban and metropolitan areas. These population centers present new challenges and opportunities for local and regional governments, creating a high demand for urban and regional planning and management professionals. This Online Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning opens the door to a respected career with a positive job outlook.

With this flexible certificate, you will:

  • Learn what it takes to succeed in a range of urban and regional public administration and economic development roles
  • Gain knowledge and skills in demography, law, economics, and administration
  • Develop the ability to relate coursework to real-world projects
  • Customize your coursework based on your personal career goals
  • Gain credits that can be used toward a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree

Bachelor’s degree is required to apply.

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